Jul 12, 2024  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog 

Business Management: AAS (CTE)

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Associate of Applied Science | 63 credits minimum

Management and Marketing Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
BB 115
General Information 801-957-4073
Program Information 801-957-4470
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Faculty
Professors - Don Gren, Amar Sahay
Associate Professors - Basil Chelemes
Assistant Professors - Edward Engh, Eric LeDuc, Jeff Davis, Lisa Fowler, Kristi Grooms, Phil Nelsen, Lon Schiffbauer

Program Description 
The AAS in Business Management includes the study of business theory and principles applied in the many activities of business today, both nationally and worldwide. Emphasis is given to problem solving and decision making to prepare the graduate with decision-making skills for a variety of career areas.

These areas are designed to lead to employment as managers, manager-trainees, production planners and schedulers, engineering assistants, inventory control technicians, entrepreneurs, and a variety of other positions.

Career Opportunities
Graduates with an AAS in Business Management will have gained the skills and abilities to apply for a variety of jobs including General & Operations Manager, Sales Manager, Business Analyst, and Assistant Manager.

Transfer/Articulation Information
This is a 2-year terminal degree not designed to transfer. Several courses are transferable to other institutions. Students should check with a business advisor or the receiving institution to determine credit transferability.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx
Books: $500 per semester

Estimated Time to Completion
If a student follows the proposed sample schedule outline, time to completion is four semesters.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy

Understand fundamentals of business and the relationship of business to society.
Demonstrate knowledge of local and national laws.
Perform planning for a small business.
Demonstrate an understanding of distribution systems.
Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of transportation and distribution and how it relates to the economy.


Communicate effectively in writing.
Communicate effectively verbally.
Communicate effectively numerically.


Choose and perform appropriate analyses for quantitative and qualitative data.


Extract relevant data from complex information, process it appropriately, and draw reasonable conclusions.


Engage in principled dialogue on civic issues involving local business.


Understand the ethical considerations that are inherently involved in business.


Proficiently use computer technology.



General Education Requirements

Core Skills

Composition (EN) 1 course

Quantitative Studies (QS) 1 course

Communication (CM) 1 course

Distribution Areas (6 Credits)

Choose an additional six credits from at least two of the following distribution areas.

Note: Recommended for (SS): ECON 2010  

Graduation Map

  • Business Management AAS: Full-time  

Advising Notes

Students who need to take preparatory classes to meet the requirements of first semester courses should plan on extra time to complete the program. SLCC may waive any class in the preparatory skills if students can demonstrate equivalent skills. It is the student’s responsibility to:

  • examine each course description for details of prerequisite classes.
  • satisfy those prerequisites before taking the designated class.

Recommended: Choose Gen Ed electives with the following prefixes where available—BUS, MGT, MKTG, FIN, ACCT, ECON, CSIS. Note, however, if you take a course for a Gen Ed elective, you may NOT count it also as a degree requirement/elective.  

Core Skills Areas 
Composition (EN): ENGL 1010  
Quantitative Studies (QS): Recommended FIN 1380  
Communication (CM): Recommended BUS 2200  
Human Relations (HR): Recommended BUS 1010  or MKTG 1010  or MKTG 1960   

Distribution Areas
Social Science (SS): Recommended ECON 2010  

CSIS 2010  is a prerequisite for MGT 2040 . If a student is not familiar with Excel, they should first take CSIS 1020  which is a recommended prerequisite for CSIS 2010 .  

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